Ruby L. Bailey, a seasoned newsroom leader with a deepappreciation of the power of journalism to prompt positive change, is joining the Better Government Association’s Illinois Answers Project as editor-in-chief. […]
The Illinois Answers Project has welcomed two journalists for its new state investigative and solutions team funded by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Embedded investigative reporters Grace Hauck and Meredith […]
The Illinois Answers Project hosted a discussion Thursday about the recent two-part series where reporter Alex Nitkin examines how two Colorado cities have implemented solutions to protect tenants and how […]
The Illinois Answers Project and Better Government Association hosted a free community FOIA training with attorney Matt Topic. Here’s a recap.
Rachel Aretakis has joined the Illinois Answers Project as the state and solutions editor.
The Better Government Association, and its nonprofit newsroom the Illinois Answers Project, has added three new staff members amid ongoing expansion. New additions include Mumina Mohamud, community engagement and partnerships […]
With more than 130 in attendance, the celebration, held May 24 at the City Hall events space captured the spirit of its namesake sponsor. BGA President David Greising in his […]
The Better Government Association has named eight investigative projects as finalists for the 2023 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting. The annual awards highlight the impact of Illinois […]
The Better Government Association has received a $1.43 million commitment from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation to support a novel, statewide expansion by the BGA’s Illinois Answers Project newsroom. Driehaus […]
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Madison Hopkins will join the Illinois Answers Project as a senior investigative reporter.